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Computer Architectures for Machine Perception, International Workshop on (1995)
Como, Italy
Sept. 18, 1995 to Sept. 20, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7134-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. ix

Committees (PDF)

pp. x
Invited Lecture

Fast computation of multiscalar symmetry in foveated images (Abstract)

M.D. Levine , McGill Res. Centre for Intelligent Machines, McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
M. Bolduc , McGill Res. Centre for Intelligent Machines, McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
G. Sela , McGill Res. Centre for Intelligent Machines, McGill Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 2
Session: Smart Sensors and Artificial Retinae

An image sensor for on-sensor-compression (Abstract)

Y. Egi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
J. Yamazaki , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
T. Hamamoto , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
K. Aizawa , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Hatori , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 14

Low level segmentation using CMOS smart hexagonal image sensor (Abstract)

D. Poussart , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
S. Dallaire , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
M. Tremblay , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 21

A miniature retina-based AGV called VAMPIRE (Abstract)

P.E. Nguyen , ETCA, Arcueil, France
T.M. Bernard , ETCA, Arcueil, France
R.G. Nguyen , ETCA, Arcueil, France
L.S. Carnapete , ETCA, Arcueil, France
pp. 29
Session: ASICs and VLSI Architectures

A VLSI chip for computing the medial axis transform of an image (Abstract)

N. Ranganathan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
K.B. Doreswamy , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 36

A scalable architecture for discrete wavelet transform (Abstract)

M.A. Bayoumi , Center for Adv. Comput. Studies, Southwestern Louisiana Univ., Lafayette, LA, USA
S.B. Syed , Center for Adv. Comput. Studies, Southwestern Louisiana Univ., Lafayette, LA, USA
pp. 44

Systolic cellular logic: architecture and performance evaluation (Abstract)

I.G. MacDuff , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
R.P. Rogers , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
S.L. Tanimoto , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 51

Towards the empirical design of massively parallel arrays for spatially mapped applications (Abstract)

M.C. Herbordt , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Houston Univ., TX, USA
C.C. Weems , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Houston Univ., TX, USA
pp. 59

MGAP applications in machine perception (Abstract)

R.M. Owens , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
M.J. Irwin , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
Heung-Nam Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 67
Invited Lecture

Visual attention: detecting abrupt onsets within the selective tuning model (Abstract)

J.K. Tsotsos , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
Winky Yan Kei Wai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
S.M. Culhane , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 76
Session: Parallel Architectures

Data level parallel processing for object recognition on Recursive Torus Architecture (Abstract)

H. Yamamoto , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Okayama Univ., Japan
K. Ogawa , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Okayama Univ., Japan
T. Matsuyama , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Okayama Univ., Japan
A. Kamashita , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Okayama Univ., Japan
M. Aoyama , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Okayama Univ., Japan
N. Asada , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Okayama Univ., Japan
H. Asazu , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Okayama Univ., Japan
pp. 90

A programming and simulation model of a SIMD-MIMD architecture for image processing (Abstract)

P.P. Jonker , Fac. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
J.G.E. Olk , Fac. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 98

Implementation and evaluation of a parallel architecture using asynchronous communications (Abstract)

A. Mérigot , Inst. d'Electron. Fondamentale, Univ. de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
D. Dulac , Inst. d'Electron. Fondamentale, Univ. de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
S. Mohammadi , Inst. d'Electron. Fondamentale, Univ. de Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
pp. 106
Poster Session

A description approach of information in a robotics-vision system (Abstract)

N. Benameur , Valenciennes Univ., France
M. Mekkaoui , Valenciennes Univ., France
K. Ouriachi , Valenciennes Univ., France
pp. 114

Knowledge construction and interpretation of the objects based on 2D representation image in a machine perception (Abstract)

N. Benameur , Valenciennes Univ., France
K. Ouriachi , Valenciennes Univ., France
M. Nour , Valenciennes Univ., France
pp. 120

Real-time quantized optical flow (Abstract)

T. Camus , Intelligent Syst.Div., Nat. Inst. of Stand. & Technol., Gaithersburg, MD, USA
pp. 126

Design, implementation, and performance of a scalable multi-camera interactive video capture system (Abstract)

J.A. Webb , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
M. Frankel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 132

A VLSI architecture for 2D object classification based on tree matching (Abstract)

M. Schaffer , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
T. Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. 138

An efficient digital architecture for character recognition (Abstract)

M. Gioiello , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
G. Vassallo , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
F. Sorbello , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
A. Tarantino , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Palermo Univ., Italy
pp. 144

A distributed edge detection and surface reconstruction algorithm (Abstract)

T. Acar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
N.K. Ratha , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
M. Gokmen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 149

Efficient image processing applications on a network of workstations (Abstract)

M. Hamdi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, Hong Kong
Chi-Kin Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, Hong Kong
pp. 155

Skewed symmetry detection of closed contours based on their geometric properties (Abstract)

Baozong Yuan , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Northern Jiaotong Univ., Beijing, China
Wei Wen , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Northern Jiaotong Univ., Beijing, China
pp. 161

Real time visualization of digital elevation model on parallel architecture (Abstract)

J.-P. Carrara , IRIT, Toulouse, France
P. Fernandez , IRIT, Toulouse, France
J.-L. Basille , IRIT, Toulouse, France
pp. 169

An object oriented computational model for handwritten document recognition (Abstract)

K. Ohmori , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
pp. 172

Systolic processors applied to computer vision systems (Abstract)

E. Montseny , Dept. Eng. Inf., Rovira i Virgili Univ., Tarragona, Spain
F. Serratosa , Dept. Eng. Inf., Rovira i Virgili Univ., Tarragona, Spain
P. Millan , Dept. Eng. Inf., Rovira i Virgili Univ., Tarragona, Spain
pp. 178

Mapping schemes for sequential image processing algorithms (Abstract)

C. De Stefano , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Naples Univ., Italy
M. Vento , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Naples Univ., Italy
L.P. Cordella , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Naples Univ., Italy
A. d'Acierno , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Naples Univ., Italy
pp. 184

Software data prefetching to reduce data reloading overhead (Abstract)

Myong-Soon Park , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Se-Jin Hwang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 190

Solving the shape-from-shading problem on the CM-5 (Abstract)

A. van den Hengel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
W. Chojnacki , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
M.J. Brooks , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
pp. 196

Film semantic analysis (Abstract)

A. Del Bimbo , Dept. of Syst. & Inf., Florence Univ., Italy
J.M. Corridoni , Dept. of Syst. & Inf., Florence Univ., Italy
pp. 202

Attention mechanisms in computer vision systems (Abstract)

L. Lombardi , Istituto di Psicologia, Pavia Univ., Italy
G. Caputo , Istituto di Psicologia, Pavia Univ., Italy
pp. 210

T++: a parallel object oriented language for a task and data parallel programming (Abstract)

M.M. Pic , Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
M. Viala , Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
L. Nicolas , Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
H. Essafi , Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
pp. 216
Invited Lecture

Hierarchical and modular attention (Abstract)

H. Wechsler , Dept. of Comput. Sci., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 222
Session: Real-Time Systems and Techniques

Towards real-time stereo employing parallel algorithms for edge-based and dense stereo matching (Abstract)

A. Koschan , Inst. for Tech. Inf., Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
V. Rodehorst , Inst. for Tech. Inf., Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
pp. 234

A 64 parallel integrated memory array processor and a 30 GIPS real-time vision system (Abstract)

N. Yamashita , NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
Y. Fujita , NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
S. Okazaki , NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 242

PAVIA: a control system for active vision (Abstract)

R. Lombardi , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
M. Morizio , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
C. Revelli , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
G. Danese , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Pavia Univ., Italy
pp. 250

Human-computer interaction based on eye movement tracking (Abstract)

C. Colombo , ARTS Lab., Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
S. De Magistris , ARTS Lab., Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
A. Del Bimbo , ARTS Lab., Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
pp. 258
Session: Basic Parallel Primitives

Data-parallel primitives for spatial operations using PM quadtrees (Abstract)

E.G. Heol , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
H. Samet , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 266

Real-time image compression using SIMD architectures (Abstract)

C. Lambert-Nebout , LETI, Commission a l'Energie Atomique, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
P. Moravie , LETI, Commission a l'Energie Atomique, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
J.-L. Basille , LETI, Commission a l'Energie Atomique, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
H. Essafi , LETI, Commission a l'Energie Atomique, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
pp. 274

Video-rate pyramid optical flow computation on the linear SIMD array IVIP (Abstract)

M. Johannesson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
M. Gokstorp , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
pp. 280

Euclidean distance transform on Polymorphic Processor Array (Abstract)

M. Migliardi , DIST, Genoa Univ., Italy
P. Baglietto , DIST, Genoa Univ., Italy
M. Maresca , DIST, Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 288

A fast asynchronous algorithm for linear feature extraction on IBM SP-2 (Abstract)

V.K. Prasanna , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Yongwha Chung , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cho-Li Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 294
Session: Parallel Computing

Implementation of low level image processing algorithms on a reconfigurable perception system (Abstract)

M. Meribout , Heuristique & Diagnostic des Syst. Complexes, Univ. de Technol. de Compiegne, France
K.M. Hou , Heuristique & Diagnostic des Syst. Complexes, Univ. de Technol. de Compiegne, France
pp. 304

Parallel algorithm for object recognition and its implementation on a MIMD machine (Abstract)

B.R. Modayur , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
L.G. Shapiro , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 313

Parallelization of perceptual grouping on distributed memory machines (Abstract)

Young Won Lim , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
V.K. Prasanna , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cho-Li Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 323

Clustering using a coarse-grained parallel genetic algorithm: a preliminary study (Abstract)

M.J. Chung , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
N.K. Ratha , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 331
Invited Lecture

Fault-tolerance and reconfigurability issues in massively parallel architectures (Abstract)

M.G. Sami , Dipartimento di Elettronica e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
R. Stefanelli , Dipartimento di Elettronica e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
F. Distante , Dipartimento di Elettronica e Inf., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 340
Session: Distributed Systems

Scheduling of low level computer vision algorithms on networks of heterogeneous machines (Abstract)

B. Everding , Artificial Intell. & Comput. Vision Lab., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
A.R. Nolan , Artificial Intell. & Comput. Vision Lab., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
W. Wee , Artificial Intell. & Comput. Vision Lab., Cincinnati Univ., OH, USA
pp. 352

KUMP/D: the Kyushu University multi-media processor (Abstract)

H. Tomiyasu , Dept. of Inf. Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
R. Taniguchi , Dept. of Inf. Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
M. Amamiya , Dept. of Inf. Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
T. Kawano , Dept. of Inf. Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 367

Enhanced mesh-connected computers for image processing applications (Abstract)

M. Hamdi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hong Kong Univ., Hong Kong
pp. 375
Session: Applications

Obstacle avoidance and motion-induced navigation (Abstract)

D. Abbott , Centre for Gallium Arsenide VLSI Technol., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
K. Eshraghian , Centre for Gallium Arsenide VLSI Technol., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
X.T. Nguyen , Centre for Gallium Arsenide VLSI Technol., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
A. Yakovleff , Centre for Gallium Arsenide VLSI Technol., Adelaide Univ., SA, Australia
pp. 384

An FPGA-based point pattern matching processor with application to fingerprint matching (Abstract)

A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
D.T. Rover , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
N.K. Ratha , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 394

Real-time visual inspection of moulded plastic drippers (Abstract)

A. Machi , IFCAI-Istituto di Fisica Cosmica ed Appl. dell'Inf., CNR, Palermo, Italy
A. Anzalone , IFCAI-Istituto di Fisica Cosmica ed Appl. dell'Inf., CNR, Palermo, Italy
pp. 402

Satellite Digital Elevation Model on the heterogeneous OPENVISION parallel computer (PDF)

O. Jamet , CEA-Technol. Avancees, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
C. Mazzoni , CEA-Technol. Avancees, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
H. Essafi , CEA-Technol. Avancees, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
P. Julien , CEA-Technol. Avancees, LETI, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
pp. 410

High level synthesis of a defect detector (Abstract)

F.S. Verdier , Systeme de Perception Lab., DGA/ETCA/CREA, Arcueil, France
B. Zavidovique , Systeme de Perception Lab., DGA/ETCA/CREA, Arcueil, France
pp. 411
Invited Lecture
Session: Neural Computing

Image classification system based on cortical representations and unsupervised neural network learning (Abstract)

N. Petkov , Centre for High Performance Computing, Groningen Univ., Netherlands
pp. 430

Object parts matching using Hopfield neural networks (Abstract)

M. Schaffer , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
T. Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. 438

An experiment of surface recognition by neural trees (Abstract)

S. Iverson , Houston Univ., TX, USA
O. Johnson , Houston Univ., TX, USA
G.G. Pieroni , Houston Univ., TX, USA
pp. 443

Parallelizable asychronous by blocks algorithms for neural computing (Abstract)

O. Mahamoudou , Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches de Toulouse, France
P. Bourret , Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches de Toulouse, France
pp. 450
Panel Session

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 457
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